New economics column on LBO, by top economist

March 13, 2009 (LBO) – Today Lanka Business Online is starting a new column by one of Sri Lanka’s most senior and well-known economists, who has practiced, taught and written on economics for more than 35 years.

The column is published in the Sinhala language under the title Balumgala in www.vimasuma.com The column ‘WatchTower’ by W A Wijewardene is starting off by examining one of the most talked about phenomena in macro- economic management all over the world today: the use of ‘stimulus packages’.